The region’s measures for mountaineering safety ma

anagement include controlling the number of climbers, limiting the climbing seas on, setting high requirements and maintaining the high-traffic climbing routes. “Seasonally, since 2017, we have only allowed climbers on Mount Q omolangma in spring due to favorable weather conditions of the northern slope,” Trinley said. “Controlling the number of climbers is another key measure to ensure both mountaineering safety and ecological protection,” he said. In 2019, the north face routes had a total of 362 people, including 142 foreign climbers from 33 countries, 12 domestic climbers and 208 Nepali Sherpa mountaineering guides, the association said. Within the last few …

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The ministry made the remarks after the United States gover

nment late last week ordered its tech companies to cut ties with China’s Huawei and put a number of Chinese comp anies on an export blacklist , which makes it almost impossible for listed companies to purchase US-made goods. Gao Feng, ministry spokesman, said China will provide consumers in various countries with quality, reliable and diverse products. The Chinese government is confident it will protect the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese companies, he said Thursday at a news conference. The misuse of the state power by the US to suppress Chinese companies not only seriously undermines the commercial cooper …

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n the case before Mehta, Trump and his business orga

anization sued to block the subpoena issued in April to Mazars USA, an accountant for the president and Trump Orga nization. Trump’s lawyers accused Democrats of harassing Trump and said the subpoena “has no legitimate legislative purpose.” Trump’s lawyers, in suing in both Washington and New York in attempt to beat back congressiona l subpoenas, said congressional investigations are legitimate only if there is legislation that might result from them. In the New York case, Trump, his business and family have sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One to prevent the fi nancial companies from complying with subpoenas from the House …

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Another major problem is that the return on equity in the

infrastructure sector is a mere 3 percent while that in the US capital market is about 12 percent. So how can the US attract more private capital to the infr astructure sector without guaranteeing a return on equity equal to that in the capital market? US suffering from a financial Dutch disease The US’ monetary hegemony is itself a big impediment to the reindustria lization process, which could be viewed as a sort of financial Dutch disease-the apparent causal relationship between the increase in the economic development of a specific sector and a decline in other sectors. The mor e …

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attracting talents and capital. This in turn prompts the autho

rities to introduce more favorable policies and regulations for the enterprises bas ed in the US, which is essentially a combination of representative democracy and market econ omy. Under such circumstances, how can the US promote sustainable reindustrialization? Besides, reindustrialization is not possible without rebuilding or strengthen ing infrastructure facilities. And although the US leader has been claiming to implement a trillion-dollar infrastructure plan-and even made it one of the pillars of his “Make America Great Again” campaign-not much has come of it. Another major problem is that the return on equity in the infrastructure sector is a mere 3 …

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I was very much impressed by President Xi’s speech.

He mentioned China has come to the stage of harmonious development between man and nature. We feel China is now beginning to attach importance to the natural environment, so everyone can have a better living environment and the lives of the Chinese pe could not agree more with President Xi on the great importance of green development and preservation of nature. The state of the natural environment affects every living being, as well as the lives of future generations. For instance, if one doesn’t take care of one’s eyes, one’s eyesight might reduce. And if one disregards the quality of …

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Foreign Investment Law encourages future growt

The newly-approved Foreign Investment Law, the promotion of free t rade, further reform and opening up in China have benefited not only foreign investors, but provi ded a better business environment for all players in this country, said top executives of German pharmaceutical giant Merck during a media interview at the just-ended Boao Forum for Asia in Boao, South China’s Hainan province. As a pharmaceutical, chemical and life sciences conglomerate, it is always important for Merck Group to have clear and transparent pharmaceutical stru ctures, and the Foreign Investment Law gives the company more transparency and a much more reliable …

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The fierce clashes marked the first anniversary of the ral

llies, better known as the “Great March of Return,” and also 43 years for the Palestinian “Land Day.” They waved Palestinian flags, chanted slogans against Israel and clashed with the Israeli sold iers, who were stationed on the border to prevent the masses of demonstrators from approaching the fence. The event’s goal, according to the members of the High Commission of the “Great March of Return,” is to end an Israeli blockade that had been imposed on the Gaza Strip since Hamas’ violent takeover of the enclave in 2007. A mountain fire in a Beijing suburb was fully extinguished at …

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World’s widest immersed channel takes shape

The first tube of the world’s widest immersed channel is expected to be put in position of a mega bridge across the Lin gding Bay at the mouth of the Pearl River in South China soon, according to an assistant chief engineer of the project. Yang Runlai from CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co Ltd said Thursday that workers are preparing for the connection of a tunnel end on an island with the first immersed tube, the Science and Technology Daily reported. Yang’s company took charge of constructing an island and major part of the tunnel of the Shenzhen-Zhongshan Bri dge, …

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hina urges UK to stop interfering in Hong Kong’s affairs

China on Thursday urged the United Kingdom to respect China’s sovereignty and stop interfering in Hong Kong’s affairs. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang made the remarks after the UK government released its latest six-monthly report on Hong Kong. “We urge the UK to face the reality that Hong Kong has returned to China for 22 years, respect China’s s overeignty, stop releasing relevant reports, and stop interfering in Hong Kong’s affairs,” Geng said at a press briefing. It is undeniable that the “one country, two systems” practice has achieved widely-acknowledged success, he said. “Hong Kong’s affairs have been entirely China’s …

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